Top 3 Places to Cross Country Ski in Tremblant
While best known for its alpine skiing, cross country skiing in Tremblant was actually the first form of skiing to existed on the mountain. In 1920, pioneer Hermann “Jackrabbit” Smith-Johannsen cleared the first cross country ski paths through the region. Today, these paths have become an enormous network of quality cross country ski trails the foundation for what may be one of the most popular activities in Mont Tremblant.
With over 80 miles of trails, cross country skiing in Tremblant is a great way to experience the region’s picturesque surroundings and a chance to see the local wildlife up-close. This is a great activity for all ages and even though it can be a physically demanding sport many senior citizens enjoy it as well.
Cross country skiing is a great alternative sport to do during the winter’s high season when the mountain is busy and crowded. The region offers the perfect setting for cross country skiing with nearly 130 miles of extensive trails throughout its three major parks; Domain St-Bernard, Mont Tremblant National Park, and a multi-functional linear park called P’tit Train du Nord.
Domaine Saint-Bernard is a 1,500 acre nature park located in the heart of Mont Tremblant. This park offers over 55 miles of groomed trails covering over 15 square miles. The well-kept trail system is managed and maintained by Ski de Fond Mont-Tremblant and intertwines throughout the Resort, St-Jovite, Mont Tremblant Village and Grey Rock’s golf courses. There are two heated rest areas along the trails as well as a restaurant.